Podcast: Dwarf Stars

Article written: 24 Oct , 2009
Updated: 21 Dec , 2015
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Artist illustration of a red dwarf star.

Artist illustration of a red dwarf star.


We think we live near an average star, but that’s not the case at all. Compared to most stars in the Universe, the Sun is a giant! Let’s look at the small end of the stellar spectrum, to stars with a fraction of the size and mass of our own Sun. There are many ways that a star can get small, and they lead dramatically different lives and deaths.

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